HR1952 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1952 visual magnitude is 4.95. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1952 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1952:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1952
HR1952 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1952 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1952 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1952 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1952
The image below is a photograph of HR1952 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR1952 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1952 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1952 is distant 2,089.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1952
HR1952 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1952 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.